Sharon Elouise (Ball) Smith

March 3, 1945 ~ December 8, 2019 (age 74)


Sharon Elouise Smith, 74, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 at her home. She was born March 3, 1945 in Daviess County, Kentucky to the late Woodrow Ball, Sr. and Laura Jane Wells Ball. Mrs. Smith was the kitchen manager for 19 years at the Executive Inn and a caretaker. She was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Smith enjoyed doing cross word puzzles, playing her Nabi, watching Lifetime Christmas Movies and the Walking Dead.

Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by two sons, Donald “Hawk” Wilcox and Woodie Wilcox; one grandson, Donnie Witt; one brother, Woodrow Ball, Jr. and one sister, Carol Smith.

Mrs. Smith leaves behind to cherish her memory, one son, Charles “Buba” Campbell, Jr. of Owensboro; daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Norman Lang of Owensboro; nine grandchildren, Gunner Wilcox, Icces (Devonna) Crocker, Sky Peyton (Kyle), Chasity Wilcox, Woodie Wilcox, Jr., Jacob Wilcox, Logan Rickard, Aniyah Lang, and Mya Lang; sixteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Darlene Shouse of Glasgow and Angela Gail Shock of Owensboro and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, December 12, 2019 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Burial will be in Witt Family Cemetery in Adaburg. Friends may visit with the family from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday and 10:00 AM until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Sharon Smith Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 407, Beaver Dam, KY 42320.

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December 11, 2019

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Service
December 12, 2019

1:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

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